Archive for the ‘Thyroid’ Category

Hypothyroidism during pregnancy more common than thought

February 21st, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

A new study shows hypothyroidism during pregnancy may be more common that previously thought, thanks to new clinical guidelines for evaluating thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). The study revealed hypothyroidism in 15 percent, or one in six, pregnant women, a 10 percent increase after using a narrower TSH range.

Heart disease is an inflammation disease

February 14th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

You could eat a “heart-healthy” diet, exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy weight and still be at risk for heart disease. Why? Because the root cause of heart disease is inflammation, and managing inflammation goes beyond standard prevention advice. The whole grain diet, inflammation, and heart disease Are you following popular guidelines by eating a [...]

Statins increase risk of diabetes 50%

January 10th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Many people don’t realize that inflammation, not a statin deficiency, underlie high cholesterol, and that the condition can usually be managed naturally.

Why do I have brain fog all the time?

September 6th, 2011 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Question I seem to live in a perpetual fog, like I can’t think clearly or I’m not all the way there. Why do I have brain fog? Answer Brain fog is a sign of brain inflammation. Although inflammation in the brain doesn’t cause pain, it can cause symptoms of brain fog. The brain is protected [...]